02/07/07

The Gundagai Shire Council is seeking comments on a proposal for a rail trail centred on the town, 380km south west of Sydney, until the 10th August 2007. Click here for more information on the proposed rail trail includ...

25/06/07

The new edition of our guide book Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia is now back from the printers. Further details and ordering information is available in the guide books section of the website. Most people wh...

24/06/07

The pedestrian bridge across Gardiner’s Creek on the Outer Circle Rail Trail has been closed for safety reasons for more than a year. The Stonnington Council has spent $92,000 to repair it. However, the surface rem...

11/06/07

A new tourist interpretation shelter will be officially opened at Wandin, 50km east of Melbourne on Saturday 16 June. The Mayor of the Shire of Yarra Ranges, Cr Tim Heenan, will be performing the opening at 10:30am. If c...

29/05/07

In this 3rd edition we describe and map 29 rail trails across two states. There are 4 new rail trails and 8 extensions to previously described trails. We are offering a special pre-print pre-pay price to customers who or...

29/05/07

The task of managing natural areas is almost always one of trying to meet diverse and sometimes conflicting values and expectations. National and state government policies and prescriptions provide a foundation from whic...

27/05/07

The development of Rail Trails in NSW has been hindered by the fact that its disused lines were never ‘closed’. The NSW Department of Lands is pushing for the transfer of some of these disused lines from the State Ra...

27/05/07

To bring some media focus to the issue of extending Northern Territory rail trails, the Friends of the North Australia Railway are conducting two walks along the old NAR during the National Trust’s Heritage Week in Jun...

24/03/07

The Friends of the Rail Trail have organised two ride or walk events for Sunday 22 April 2007. Choose between an 18klm return walk or bike ride from Tallangatta to Old Tallangatta(registration at 10am at Tallangatta) or ...

10/02/07

The fun run/walk will be held on Sunday 25th of February 2007 commencing at the Moe Botanical Gardens. Participants can run or walk along the Moe-Yallourn Rail Trail back to the power station. Registration from 9.30 am R...